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News

01/05/2021

State agencies adopt rules to implement Washington’s 100% clean electricity law

New rules put state on path to greenhouse gas emission-free electricity by 2045

OLYMPIA, WA --- Washington state has passed another milestone on the path to 100% clean electricity. The Washington… Read more

Topic(s): Energy
01/05/2021

Media Contact: (360) 664-1116 or media@utc.wa.gov
Docket numbers: UE- 190837, UE-191023, UE-190652

UTC rolls out new clean energy rules

OLYMPIA, Wash. –  The Utilities and Transportation Commission has adopted a package of rules that move the state a step further toward its… Read more

Topic(s): Energy
12/23/2020

State rail inspectors responding to Custer train derailment

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Rail safety inspectors from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) are investigating the oil train derailment in Custer, Washington that happened just before noon yesterday.

The… Read more

Topic(s): Rail
12/22/2020

Docket Number: UT-181051

Editor's note: This news release reflects the position of consumer protection staff of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) and NOT the views of the three-member commission. It discusses a staff investigation that the commissioners have not… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, General, Telecom
12/22/2020

 Gov. Inslee reappoints UTC commissioner 

Olympia, Wash. - Last week Gov. Inslee reappointed Ann Rendahl as commissioner of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) for a second six-year term.

Gov. Inslee selected Rendahl to serve another term, which ends Jan… Read more

Topic(s): General
12/14/2020

Docket number: UE-191024

PacifiCorp settlements decrease customer rates

Olympia, Wash. - PacifiCorp customers in Washington will see lower electric rates in 2021.

The Utilities and Transportation Commission today approved two settlements that will decrease electricity rates for… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy
12/09/2020

Docket Number: UE-190837

MEDIA ADVISORY
Public invited to comment on proposed purchase of electricity rules

Olympia, Wash. - All interested persons are encouraged to attend a virtual adoption hearing for the Utilities and Transportation Commission’s purchase of electricity… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy, General
12/03/2020

Docket Number: UE-190698, UE-191023

MEDIA ADVISORY
Public invited to comment at clean energy rule adoption hearing

Olympia, Wash. - The UTC will hold a public adoption hearing for the proposed rules in its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) and Clean Energy Implementation Plan… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy, General